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07 August 2017

The University of Canterbury will bestow former Prime Minister and UC alumnus Rt Hon Sir John Key with a Doctor of Commerce (honoris causa) honorary degree at an official Graduation ceremony on Friday 15 December.


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04 August 2017

A new look at historical earthquakes is leading to fresh insights for earthquake forecasting.


Stuart Robinson

01 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury students have received Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Latin America in the latest round of scholarships announced yesterday by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith.


Robin Palmer

01 August 2017

What if we had the technology to read your mind? University of Canterbury academics are investigating the forensic potential of brain scanning technology, also known as ‘brain-fingerprinting’, and will discuss the innovative project in an upcoming UC Connect public lecture.


Stewart Dowding

28 July 2017

The University of Canterbury and IBM Research are bringing together their collaborative brain power to develop better computer modelling for the human brain in a new joint study agreement.


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26 July 2017

A University of Canterbury academic has been given the green light to research better in-vehicle touchscreens, with the aim of improving user performance and reducing attentional demands.


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26 July 2017

New Zealand’s first university college, the University of Canterbury hall of residence College House, has been awarded Category 1 historic place status by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.


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25 July 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect/Hight Memorial lecture, University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Marketing Dr Ekant Veer discusses why it is so difficult to promote positive mental health in New Zealand.


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21 July 2017

A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the new University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA) building, with Leighs Construction to begin work before the end of the month.


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19 July 2017

A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition.


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18 July 2017

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts.


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13 July 2017

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’?


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13 July 2017

Augmented reality stock management and cloud-based health and safety management concepts have shot two entrepreneurial groups of University of Canterbury students into the top three in the national MYOB IT Challenge for innovative business solutions.


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10 July 2017

Can a tiny spider with a brain that could fit on a pinhead tackle complex numerical tasks? University of Canterbury researchers have discovered that spiders are full of surprises.


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10 July 2017

The University of Canterbury has been recognised by the Fair Trade Association of Australia and Zealand as a Fair Trade University, one of only two in New Zealand, and the first entirely Fair Trade campus.


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07 July 2017

They love science . . . this much!


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05 July 2017

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child health research charity Cure Kids.


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03 July 2017

Rod Drury, founder and CEO of Xero, has been named the Global Marketer of the Year at an international marketing research conference held at the University of Canterbury recently.


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30 June 2017

Environmentalist, humanitarian and the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees Dame Jane Goodall has taken time in her New Zealand tour to inspire Canterbury students of all ages, from primary-school age up to University of Canterbury students in the Student Volunteer Army.


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30 June 2017

Austin Mitchell’s new book Revenge of the Rich: The neoliberal revolution in Britain and New Zealand, published by Canterbury University Press, charts the development of a market-driven neoliberal creed, where governments are devoted to efficiency, cost-cutting and austerity at the people’s expense.


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27 June 2017

Health and safety management software and an online innovation portal are two of the ideas developed in five days by University of Canterbury students to make life easier for small to medium-sized businesses.


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23 June 2017

The University of Canterbury will present Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, with the Teaching Medal for 2017.


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22 June 2017

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has congratulated the 60 New Zealanders honoured as Fulbright grantees at a ceremony at Parliament, including six from the University of Canterbury.


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21 June 2017

University of Canterbury researchers are launching a joint study into the water quality and its effects on freshwater fish fauna, mahinga kai and wider ecosystems in Tūtaepatu Lagoon, in North Canterbury.


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21 June 2017

An award-winning Christchurch writer and a literary historian/poet are the two University of Canterbury Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017.


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